Alibaba Ele.me widens logistics offerings, to build out infrastructure

Source: technode, Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019

Alibaba-backed Ele.me is opening up its short-distance logistics capabilities to more customers and industries. The company rebranded its Fengniao Delivery logistics arm to Fengniao Logistics and added a number of new service offerings, including inter-city express deliveries for groceries, flowers, and medication.

More than 20,000 digital instant delivery warehousing and delivery centers will be established across China in three years, according to Wang Lei, President of the life services platform. It will also establish an intelligent delivery system using artificial intelligence and big data technologies, he added.